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Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2019

Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2019

About Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities 2019

Ministry of Minority Affairs – Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

 

Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities  РThis scholarship scheme is for students studying from Class 11th, 12th and above which includes Courses like ITI, B.SC, B. Com., B. Tech, Medical etc.

Scheme Details

 

The Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities was announced in June, 2006. It provides that a post-matric scholarship scheme for meritorious students from minority communities would be implemented.

 

The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of minority community so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability.

 

BACKGROUND

 

The Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities was announced in June, 2006. It provides that a post-matric scholarship scheme for meritorious students from minority communities would be implemented.

OBJECTIVE

 

The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker sections of minority community so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in higher education and enhance their employability.

 

SCOPE

 

The scholarship is to be awarded for studies in India in a government or private higher secondary school/college/university, including such residential institutes of the Government and eligible private institutes selected and notified in a transparent manner by the State Government/Union Territory Administration concerned. It will also cover technical and vocational courses in Industrial Training Institutes/ Industrial Training Centres affiliated with the National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of classes XI and XII level.

 

DISTRIBUTION

 

Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and Zoroastrians (Parsis) have been notified as minority communities under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992. The distribution of scholarship among the States/Union Territories will be made on the basis of population of the above notified minorities in the States/ Union Territories of Census 2001.

EARMARKING FOR GIRL STUDENTS

 

30% of scholarship will be earmarked for girl students. In case sufficient number of eligible girl students are not available, then the balance earmarked scholarships may be awarded to eligible boy students.

 

For more details about RATE OF SCHOLARSHIP, IMPLEMENTING AGENCIES, CONDITIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIP, ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES , RENEWAL OF SCHOLARSHIP, ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHEME, PATTERN OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, MONITORING & TRANSPARENCY, EVALUATION please refer the Scholarship Publisher Website.

 

COMPLETE DETAILS OF THE SCHEME – Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

 

Guidelines for Registration on National Scholarship Portal

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